Snyk Security Intelligence

Empowering agile development teams with trusted data and actionable insights to build software securely

Comprehensive security coverage

Snyk’s cloud native application security platform is powered by Snyk’s industry-leading security intelligence database. Maintained by a dedicated research team, it combines public sources, contributions from the developer community, proprietary research, and machine learning to continuously adapt to the changing and expanding nature of security threats.

Best Coverage

The Snyk Intel database goes far beyond CVE vulnerabilities and other public databases, including vulnerabilities derived from numerous sources

441%

more vulnerabilities covered than the next largest publicly available commercial database

Know Sooner

Snyk exposes many vulnerabilities before they are added to public databases.

92%

of the JavaScript vulnerabilities in NVD were added first to the Snyk database

Detect Faster

Because Snyk exposes many vulnerabilities before other sources you can detect and correct issues faster.

46 days

faster identification of vulnerabilities in the Snyk database than the next largest

Snyk Intel Vulnerability Database

The Snyk Intel Vulnerability Database focuses on four critical dimensions to enable customer success in addressing open source vulnerabilities.
Snyk is passionate about supporting the open source community. Learn more about a specific package or CVE here.

Completeness

Snyk database draws from multiple public sources, contributions from the developer community and academia, and proprietary intelligence from the Snyk Security Research team to provide the most comprehensive vulnerability intelligence in the market.

Timely

Snyk’s database adds new vulnerabilities much faster than other solutions by triaging multiple sources including our own research, curating, and publishing daily.

Accurate

Snyk’s database has an extremely low false-positive rate thanks to continuous and deep quality controls.

Actionable

Snyk’s database provides hand-curated data and enriched metadata to guide prioritization and remediation decisions.

Augmented by Snyk’s Security Research Team

The Snyk Intel Vulnerability Database focuses on four critical dimensions to enable customer success in addressing open source vulnerabilities.
Snyk is passionate about supporting the open source community. Learn more about a specific package or CVE here.

Snyk’s security database is managed by a team of experts, researchers and analysts – our Snyk Security Research Team – ensuring the database maintains a high level of accuracy with a low false-positive rate. The role of the Security Research Team within the company is to gather and cultivate the Snyk Intel Vulnerability Database that powers our scans and provides users with necessary information so they can remediate and fix vulnerabilities before they become security threats.

Snyk has been validated as a database authority by the leading security institutes. Snyk was granted CVE numbering authority status, it is a member of the Node foundation security membership group, a contributor member of OWASP and has responsibly disclosed hundreds of vulnerabilities. To maintain the high caliber of security information, the Snyk Security Research Team employs several methods.

To learn more about how Snyk delivers leading open source security data you can read more here.

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Curating and enriching data from structured community databases as well as unstructured advisories.

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Researching and finding unknown vulnerabilities (zero days)

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Unearthing publicly-discussed but yet undisclosed officially vulnerabilities

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Disclosing community vulnerabilities responsibility as part of our disclosure program.

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Collaborating with the academia to disclose found vulnerabilities.

Trusted by the industry

“Snyk is one of the most important security tools we use at Skyscanner. You’ll realise how important it is when you actually get it integrated”

Alex Harriss|Security Engineer

“Compared to other solutions we evaluated, Snyk had more comprehensive security coverage, better language support, and was easier to integrate with our development pipeline”

Leif Dreizler|Security Engineering